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LG 34UC98-W

£791.57
A multi award winning 3440 x 1440 LCD screen, but with not very good features and high running costs
34" 3440 X 1440 Pixels LED No Jan 2016
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LG 34UC98-W Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have scored the LG 34UC98-W as follows for Summary.
82
11 Reviews + 6 Awards
4
Poor
11
Missing Some Features
69
19 Months Old
20
£146 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%, based on 11 reviews. This PC monitor has received six awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Bozzabench.com plus two other sites and a "Recommended Product" from Allround-Pc.com. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
It has running costs of £146 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 2,772 PC screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is robust.
This LG PC monitor is missing some features:

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LG 34UC98-W In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

Flatpanel monitor experts love this flatpanel monitor and have given it six awards.

This PC screen received a "Highly Recommended" award from websites Bozzabench.com, Hardwareluxx.ru and Hardwareluxx.de all of whom concluded that this LG PC screen was very good.

In addition, the author at review website Allround-Pc.com gave this LG PC screen a "Recommended Product" award, confirming their endorsement and website Gamezoom.net gave it a "Performance" award and decided it functioned well.

The expert at one other expert review site concluded that this PC screen was very good. This was from HEXUS.net who gave it an "Approved".

Expert Reviews Are Good

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on 11 expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, digitalone.com.sg, prad.de and Digitaltrends.com.

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Users Report That it is Robust

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was well made.

LG Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 4,594 expert and user reviews (including 1,028 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its PC displays. 88% of those that bought a LG flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £791.57 it is more expensive than 95% of flatpanel monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £295 (37%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 34UC98-W and the United Kingdom price of £791.57 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $899.00 (£1,181.56).

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Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 34UC98-W has a built-in USB hub. 84% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Game Mode

The 34UC98-W has a game mode, which is unusual. 93% of flatpanel monitors do not have a game mode.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 34UC98-W has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The 34UC98-W has a maximum display resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all LCD screens ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 34UC98-W is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other PC screens have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the LG 34UC98-W of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 10% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the 34UC98-W of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 12% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The viewing angles, vertical of flatpanel monitors range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This PC screen was released in January 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The 34UC98-W is in the most expensive 12% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on passable energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 34UC98-W will cost £146 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics cg1hzs00, lg electronics cg1hza00, lg electronics 34uc98w, website 3440x1440, website 34uc98w, pumps 34uc98w, lg 3440x1440, code 34uc98w, lg bg134lg, lg 300cdm2, lg 34uc98w

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04058154050859, 08806087491838, 08806087593297, 08806087593310, 08806087791938

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